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By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday May 09 2011

Three Kootenay artists came home with awards at the recent B.C. Interior Music Awards held in Kelowna.

Adham Shaikh, Wassabi Collective and Jude Davison took home awards April 23 at the Kelowna Community Theatre.

East Shore resident Davison, who teaches at Selkirk College’s School of Music, won for CD/DVD artwork design of the year and...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Sunday May 08 2011

Tim Hus

@ Cedar Creek Café, Tuesday, May 10

Legendary Tim Hus is back with a Canadiana Cowboy concert that’s been dubbed the most Canadian show in the country.

Hus, originally from Nelson, has a voice sweeter than a Husqvarna chainsaw, a wit that is sharper than rusty barbed wire, and a list of songs...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday May 06 2011

Soar Oratorio

@ Bethel Christian Centre, Saturday, May 7, 7 p.m.

The Nelson Choral Society, directed by Kathleen Neudorf, presents Soar Oratorio on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at Bethel Christian Centre, 623 Gordon Rd.

Includes solos by Noemi Kiss, Kathleen Neudorf and Marty Horswill. Christof Martens on piano. Admission is by donation....

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday May 06 2011

The Peace Cafe presents: Canadian Boat to Gaza

@ Mir Centre for Peace, Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m.

A Canadian Boat to Gaza is being planned to challenge the Israeli and Egyptian blockade of Gaza that the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations Human Rights Council have called “a crime against humanity.”...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Thursday May 05 2011

Spring into yoga

@ the Yoga School House and the Pass Creek Hall

Monday, May 9, 5:30 pm; June 30, 4:30pm

Spring is lovely in theory ...

But we all know how challenging the shoulder seasons can be around here.

So why not get together in our own...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday May 04 2011

Canadian Boat to Gaza fundraiser: Adham Shaikh and friends

@ the Spiritbar, Friday, May 6, 8-11 p.m.

Recent winner of the Interior Music Awards for Best World Music Adham Shaikh will headline the night, with Bessie Wapp, Lucas Myers, The Lazy Poker Blues Band and Joel West all making appearances.

Help float the...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday May 03 2011

Ethan Collister

@ Cedar Creek Café, Wednesday, May 4

Calgary’s Ethan Collister is back at Cedar Creek Café for a great evening of original music.

A direct, honest and outspoken lyricist as well as an accomplished guitar player, Collister is a charismatic and captivating performer.

By Boundary Sentinel On on Sunday May 01 2011

The independent coffee universe in Canada is about to be showcased to the world as the first episodes of Common Grounds TV are set to air in the coming weeks. CGTV is the culmination of an investigative yet humorous look at the otherwise serious coffee industry in Canada.

Last September, Producers Edan Marshall and Nik Green took to the road as part of a 25,000 kilometre trek undertaken...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Thursday Apr 28 2011

A public display of artwork created at the recent Trash Art Challenge is being held  this Friday and Saturday at the Passmore Hall in the Slocan Valley.

This all-inclusive art show welcomes youth and adults to test their skills and be inspired by other creative folks.

There will be cash prizes awarded for the art chosen as “...

By Timothy Schafer On on Thursday Apr 28 2011

One of the largest annual events in the city is set to take the stage Friday night for the 25th time as Festival Nelson kicks off with nearly 1,000 kids from 35 schools from all over Western Canada and Washington state.

The festival gives people a chance to see some of the best up and coming musicians perform. Using two venues over two days — LV Rogers High School and...